28th Annual

Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo

Century, ULTRA, & Time Trial

(And Chief Ladiga Cruise Family Ride)

Saturday & Sunday

May 16 & 17, 2020

Jacksonville, Alabama





Please plan to visit the following vendors at our BIKEXPO – all day on

Saturday, May 18 at Pete Mathews Coliseum.

Want to be a vendor? Contact Drew Nelson, Expo Director at: ccgfvendors@neaba.net



ALABAMA BACKROADS CENTURY SERIES - Find out more about the 13 rides on this series that spans from top to bottom of our great state.



LITESPEED TITANIUM BICYCLES - Based in Chattanooga, Litespeed Titanium Bicycles celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2016 and is the high performance leader in titanium bicycles. Its titanium technology makes it the leading manufacturer of cold-worked, cycling-specific tubesets in the world, which led to a partnership with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to fabricate wheels, framework of the Mars Land Rover. Visit us at the BIKEXPO!  website: https://shop.litespeed.com/



MOUNTAIN LONGLEAF REFUGE - If you ride the ULTRA, you will enjoy the beauty of the refuge as you climb Bain’s Gap twice.







The Alabama Bicycle Coalition (AlaBike) is a statewide, grassroots not-for-profit 501(c)(3) cycling advocacy organization whose mission is to promote cycling safety, education, and access. AlaBike works with state and local officials to preserve, improve, create and institutionalize bicycle-friendly roads and policies throughout Alabama.



The 2019 Glassner Autumn Challenge presented by Max Credit Union is the 19th annual century ride held in memory of Dr. Jim Glassner. Choose from routes of 5, 15, 32, 56, 65, 101 or 125 miles & enjoy the beautiful, tree-lined, rural roads of central Alabama. Complete information about our routes and maps are online at www.MgmBikeClub.org/GlassnerMaps.



Answer Your Calling!!!  We believe everyone has been called to something, that everyone was created for a specific purpose. We believe it is our mission to help people discover and fulfill their calling, through coffee.




ProGold Lubricants offer year-round protection against rust and corrosion; Easy to use no product waste; Lubes and clean cables on the bike in minutes; Restores old or corroded cables.



Premium Off The Bike apparel and custom program for bike shops, clubs, race teams and events.






Highland Health Systems is committed to the consumers we serve during the harsh economic times we are facing. Highland Health Systems has built a team of professionals dedicated to the welfare and treatment of the consumers we serve. We are committed to providing quality services to build a stronger community for the individuals and families in our area.


Artletic Apparel provides the latest in lightweight and well-ventilated materials along with the latest, state-of-the-art sublimation technology.  The owners of Artletic Apparel has an uncompromising passion for cycling and for clothing design.  be sure and check out their fantastic men and women's cycling clothing and designs.



VELO VIEW BIKE TOURS provides a personalized cycling experience through private custom bike tours. From our home base in Chattanooga, Tennessee, we have access to some of the best cycling in the country - road riding, mountain biking and gravel grinding!


Campers Unlimited has quickly gained a reputation as one of Alabama's premier RV dealerships. Family owned and operated since 2009, our management and staff are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest quality products and services, all in a low pressure and relaxed environment.



Part of the Alabama Backroads Century Ride Series, the TriStates 100 is the only ride in the area that expands three states (Alabama, Georgia, and Florida) in one exciting ride.  The course is challenging without being difficult.






Anniston Orhopaedics continues to provide a legacy of outstanding sports injury care on and off the field.  We keep our players in the game!  Our services includes physician care, physical therapy, durable medical equipment, and sports medicine.


IT’S ALL THAT WE KNOW, and it’s all that we are. Which is why we’ve made it our business in every sense of the word. We design and manufacture premium cycling apparel.


Lewis & Feldman, LLC are personal injury lawyers specializing in bicycle accidents and are part of the Bike Law network of lawyers.



Unlock joy in your day with VeoRide, the mobility share company that works with communities to provide convenient, eco-friendly, and responsible transportation for the modern world.



Competition drives innovation. TRUCKERCO makes precision bike parts that can hold up under pressure.  Our products are better because we torture them in amateur and professional competition.  Our product line includes disc brake pads & shoes, titanium bolts, cables, valve stems, clothing, and tire sealant.







Home Ride Details Registration Event Info Links
History Challenge/ULTRA Course Register What's Included NEABA
Results Chief Ladiga Cruise Join NEABA Jersey and Bibs Coldwater Mountain Fat Tire Fest
E-News Ride Rules Awards Contact Us
Sponsors UCI Qualifying Schedule of Events FAQ
Getting Here
Ride Photography


The Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo Century & ULTRA is a Top Ten Gran Fondo in the US, as ranked by Gran Fondo Guide!